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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Rendition  \Ren*di"tion\  (r?n-d?sh"?n),  n.  [LL.  rendere  to 
  render:  cf  L.  redditio.  See  {Render},  and  cf  {Reddition}.] 
  1.  The  act  of  rendering;  especially,  the  act  of  surrender,  as 
  of  fugitives  from  justice,  at  the  claim  of  a  foreign 
  government;  also  surrender  in  war. 
 
  The  rest  of  these  brave  men  that  suffered  in  cold 
  blood  after  articles  of  rendition.  --Evelyn. 
 
  2.  Translation;  rendering;  version. 
 
  This  rendition  of  the  word  seems  also  most  naturally 
  to  agree  with  the  genuine  meaning  of  some  other 
  words  in  the  same  verse.  --South. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  rendition 
  n  1:  a  performance  of  a  musical  composition  or  a  dramatic  role 
  etc  [syn:  {rendering}] 
  2:  an  explanation  of  something  that  is  not  immediately  obvious; 
  "the  edict  was  subject  to  many  interpretations";  "he 
  annoyed  us  with  his  interpreting  of  parables"  [syn:  {interpretation}, 
  {interpreting},  {rendering}] 
  3:  the  act  of  interpreting  something  as  expressed  in  an 
  artistic  performance  [syn:  {rendering},  {interpretation}] 




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